Richard Searling  |  info@richardsearling.co.uk  |  368 posts

Save these dates! June 17-19th 2016 : the first Blackpool International Soul Festival

March 11, 2015


This inaugaral Blackpool International Soul Feekender will take place at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool over the weekend of Friday – Sunday 17-19th June 2016 15 months away yet, but time flies! Coming over from the States exclusively to appear with unique “by request” sets are : BETTY  LAVETTE : to include “Holding on” , ” I […]

“Northern Soul ” on BBC Radio Manchester – weekly starting Friday April 10th

March 10, 2015


Following three pilot programmes , I’m pleased to announce that my “Northern Soul” radio programme will start on a weekly slot on BBC Radio Manchester on Friday nights between 10pm and Midnight from Friday 10th April. Online : bbc.co.uk/radiomanchester On DAB or on FM :  95.1 or Freeview : Channel 719 You can contact me […]

Northern Soul on BBC Radio 6 Music – Saturday 28th February

February 23, 2015


A heads up that this coming Saturday night 18:00 – 21:00 The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show will be a Northern Soul Special! 3 hours of top tunes and interviews with DJ sets from myself and Ady Croasdel as featured at the 6 Music Festival at the Sage in Gateshead last weekend. bbc.co.uk/6 music

“Listen again” to my latest BBC Radio “Northern Soul” special!

February 22, 2015


My latest special went out on BBC Radio Manchester on Friday 20th February , 22:00 – 01:00 As well as some great memories , we had a feature on the legendary Mr M’s All Nighters and spoke with original DJ Steve Whittle , as well as chats with 6 Music’s Stuart Maconie and Channel 4’s […]

This Friday 20th February ” Northern Soul” on BBC Radio Manchester

February 18, 2015


Just a reminder that my third Northern Soul special is going out between 22:00 – 01:00 this Friday February 20th on BBC Radio Manchester 95.1 FM or via DAB or online bbbc.co.uk/radiomanchester The programme will then stay up on the I -player for a further 30 days. Calls can be made to the show : […]

2015 dates now all confirmed .

February 9, 2015


Please click on “my events” for a complete run down of all my events during the remainder of 2015.

£5 special offer Blackburn All Nighter tickets : Saturday September 26th 2015

February 2, 2015


Re: The King Georges Hall, Blackburn 3 -room Northern and Modern Soul All Nighter on Saturday September 26th 2015 If you want any of the limited edition £5 tickets, I have a small quantity left. They are limited to 4 tickets per customer and there is a handling / postage charge of £2 per transaction […]

Saturday 31st January 2015 : the 20th anniversary King George’s Hall Soul Night out!

January 24, 2015


Another great night is anticipated on Saturday 31st January 2015 when we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the North West’s longest-running soul night out at the King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn, Lancashire. Advance discounted tickets are on sale at only £7 each and even better news is that as a way of saying “thanks for […]